May 8, 2017bySnicket, Lemony; Helquist, Brett, ill
After the sudden death of their parents, the three Baudelaire children must depend on each other and their wits when it turns out that the distant relative who is appointed their guardian is determined to use any means necessary to get their fortune. Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are intelligent children. They are charming, and resourceful, and have pleasant facial features. Unfortunately, they are exceptionally unlucky favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Orphans, Brothers and sisters, Humorous stories, Orphans, Brothers and sisters, Humorous stories
In his first novel in ten years, Ernest Gaines, the highly acclaimed author of the best-selling The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, brings us a wrenching story of death and identity in a small Cajun Louisiana community in the late 1940s. A young black named Jefferson is a reluctant party in a shoot-out in a liquor store in which the three other men involved are all killed, including the white store owner. Jefferson, the only survivor, is accused of murder. At the trial, the essence of the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: African American men, Death row inmates, Race relations, Friendship, Roman américain
Includes excerpt from Four to score (p. 353-373) favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Plum, Stephanie (Fictitious character), Fugitives from justice, Women bounty hunters, Fugitives...
The pilgrim Christian forsakes the world in order to undertake the dangerous journey to the Celestial City, experiencing numerous crises and temptations along the way Topics: Allegories, Pilgrims and pilgrimages